highway safety

One Girl Trucking: ‘More courtesy now’

| June 01, 2012

An encounter with a pair of joy-riding, inconsiderate motorcyclists over Memorial Day turned dramatic when truck driver Bethany, blogging at One Girl Trucking, decided enough was enough and confronted the bikers at a red light. Read ...

Pulse

Max Heine | March 01, 2012

Years from now it might turn out that EOBRs and apnea screening are two intrusions that never lived up to the bluster.

Speakout

Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2011

Truckers weigh in on such issues as sleep apnea, distracted driving, 9/11 and safety measures.

Bill would allow heavy trucks on interstates

| August 01, 2011

Trucks weighing more than 80,000 pounds in 23 states must either unload cargo or travel on secondary roads.

Congress extends transportation funds

| March 04, 2011

Extension will fund infrastructure and safety programs through September.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2011

A review of recent interesting or odd parts of trucking, plus industry data, coming events and a truck gallery.

‘Alcolocks’ coming to U.S. Class 8s?

| November 12, 2010

In the area of emissions, the regs tend to roll from California to the rest of the country; in safety/in-cab technology, though, quite a lot has sailed west across the big Atlantic pond in recent ...

Trucking industry self-policing, Montana-style

| February 16, 2010

How's this for taking matters into your own hands? After a few truck accidents on Montana highways 93 and 35 around Flathead Lake in the western section of the state, one of which spilled several thousand ...

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